Information Systems Specialisation - Master of Business

Explore advanced topics in information systems strategy and governance, managing information in the digital enterprise, business analytics and project management with the Information Systems specialisation in the Master of Business.

You explore a topic of your interest and will be guided by research-active academics who are known as experts in their areas of interest.

The Business Information Systems department at AUT has a rich research culture and is focused on understanding the central role that various information and communication technologies play in integrating contemporary organisations and adding value through electronic business.

Business Information Systems department

This is part of the Master of Business.

Start date: 2020

Start date: 2021

To graduate with a Master of Business, you must successfully complete 180 points from:

  • Specialisation papers
  • Research methods paper(s)
  • A thesis or dissertation

Specialisation papers

These advanced-level papers provide you with comprehensive coverage in the latest research and theories in your specialisation, and help you prepare for your independent research thesis or dissertation.

Business Information Systems papers

Not all papers listed are offered each calendar year.

Research Methods papers

The research methods papers provide an exploration of philosophical issues underpinning the design of research and the research process.

The papers include training in quantitative/qualitative research methods and analysis to prepare students to conduct a methodologically rigorous research thesis or dissertation.


  • Thesis (90 points) OR
  • Dissertation (60 points)

The class of honours awarded in the programme depends on your grade performance.

Detailed information about papers in this programme

Detailed programme structure and paper outlines (Blackboard)

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.

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